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Motorola Moto X Play (2015) review

Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
Adreno 405
2 GB / 16 GB
5.5 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
21 MP, 5248 x 3936 px, autofocus

Motorola announced the launch of the Moto X Play smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Motorola Moto X Play phone with 5.5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Motorola Moto X Play comes with Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3630 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 1920 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Motorola Moto X Play specifications

BrandMotorola
NameMoto X Play
ModelXT1562
Release date2015

Body

The weight of Motorola Moto X Play is about 5.96 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Motorola phone are average (5.83 x 2.95 x 0.43 inches).

Weight5.96 oz
Dimensions5.83 x 2.95 x 0.43 inches
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Motorola Moto X Play comes with Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 405

Display

The size of Moto X Play screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches IPS display of Motorola Moto X Play with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Motorola Moto X Play (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Moto X Play is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera21 MP, 5248 x 3936 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Motorola Moto X Play supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Moto X Play comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Moto X Play phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP, LE
GPSA-GPS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 3630 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Moto X Play isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 3630 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Motorola phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Motorola Moto X Play phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 3, Dual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Motorola Moto X Play, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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